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Sporting: What Americans Really Think About Sports Betting

Sporting: What Americans Really Think About Sports Betting

People wait in line to bet on the NCAA college basketball tournament at the Westgate Superbook sports book in Las Vegas.
Australians Are the World’s Biggest Gambling Losers, and Some Seek Action

Australians Are the World’s Biggest Gambling Losers, and Some Seek Action

Legalized gambling, including from electronic gaming machines known as pokies, is an important source of tax revenues for Australian states and territories.
Australians Are the World’s Biggest Gambling Losers, and Some Seek Action

Australians Are the World’s Biggest Gambling Losers, and Some Seek Action

Legalized gambling, including from electronic gaming machines known as pokies, is an important source of tax revenues for Australian states and territories.
The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

The Prospect of China Opening Up Hainan to Gambling Could Impact the Global Travel Industry

The issue of opening up Hainan to gambling could have a huge impact if it signals more broadly that China wants to turn more inward and keep its growing middle class traveling at home rather than
China to Support Horse Racing, Sports Lotteries in Hainan

China to Support Horse Racing, Sports Lotteries in Hainan

China said it would encourage horse racing and expand sports lotteries in the southernmost island of Hainan, moves that people familiar with the discussions have said may eventually open the door to
Chinese Billionaire Hopes to Transform Korea’s Jeju Island Into Next Big Gambling Spot

Chinese Billionaire Hopes to Transform Korea’s Jeju Island Into Next Big Gambling Spot

If the success of Macau is any proof, it's that betting big on building integrated resorts throughout Asia is a sure thing in the long run. That is why so many destinations, from Singapore to Japan to
Michael Jordan Attacks Softness, Lack Of Competitiveness In Modern Blackjack Players

Michael Jordan Attacks Softness, Lack Of Competitiveness In Modern Blackjack Players

LAS VEGAS—Guaranteeing they couldn’t “hack it” back in the ’80s and ’90s, former NBA star Michael Jordan spoke out Tuesday blasting the weakness and lack of drive in modern blackjack players. “These
The Netherlands Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal, Warns Developers to Modify Them

The Netherlands Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal, Warns Developers to Modify Them

The Netherlands has investigated lot box gambling and found four illegal under Dutch law, out of 10 investigated. The post The Netherlands Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal, Warns Developers to Modify
Estranged Wife of Pete Rose Says He Has Racked Up 'Significant' Gambling Debt

Estranged Wife of Pete Rose Says He Has Racked Up 'Significant' Gambling Debt

Pete Rose's wife, Carol, contends that baseball's all-time hit king has racked up 'significant' high-stakes gambling debt in new court docs.
New Crown poker machine tampering claims to be investigated

New Crown poker machine tampering claims to be investigated

Andrew Wilkie says ‘picks’ allegedly allowed former high-roller to play multiple machines at onceSign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Victoria’s gambling regulator
A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

The random contents of a loot box from a Summer Games event for Overwatch in 2016. Loot boxes can be earned by playing the game or can be bought with money.
A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

A Video Game ‘Loot Box’ Offers Coveted Rewards, but Is It Gambling?

The random contents of a loot box from a Summer Games event for Overwatch in 2016.
Britain Greets New Prince in Old Style: By Placing a Bet

Britain Greets New Prince in Old Style: By Placing a Bet

Prince William and Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, posed for photographers with their newborn boy, who has yet to be named.
Review Finds ‘Tsunami’ of Fixed Matches in Lower Levels of Tennis

Review Finds ‘Tsunami’ of Fixed Matches in Lower Levels of Tennis

Adam Lewis, a lawyer, led the panel that investigated betting-related issues in tennis.
Review Finds ‘Tsunami’ of Fixed Matches in Lower Levels of Tennis

Review Finds ‘Tsunami’ of Fixed Matches in Lower Levels of Tennis

Adam Lewis, a lawyer, led the panel that investigated betting-related issues in tennis.
Just as Atlantic City Stems Bleeding, Competition Closes In

Just as Atlantic City Stems Bleeding, Competition Closes In

Four nights of Beyonce failed to ignite lasting buzz for Revel, the $2.4 billion Atlantic City casino that flopped after little more than two years. Now the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is heading to
Loot crates are now illegal in Belgium

Loot crates are now illegal in Belgium

Officials in Belgium have determined that loot boxes violate the country's gambling laws and if publishers don't remove them from their games, they face jail time and fines. Specifically, FIFA 18,
Loot crates are now illegal in Belgium

Loot crates are now illegal in Belgium

Officials in Belgium have determined that loot boxes violate the country's gambling laws and if publishers don't remove them from their games, they face jail time and fines. Specifically, FIFA 18,
The Battle to Lead Malaysia Gets Personal

The Battle to Lead Malaysia Gets Personal

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Macron's Gamble: Keep Trump Close and Brace for Turbulence Ahead

Macron's Gamble: Keep Trump Close and Brace for Turbulence Ahead

It can be a lonely business being Donald Trump’s friend.